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M.Sc. On Campus

Advanced Computer Science

Swansea University

12 months
18550 GBP/year
8950 GBP/year
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The MSc in Advanced Computer Science gives you the depth of skills and knowledge needed to excel in the field, whether through further study, research or a rewarding career in computer science.

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Our brand new £32.5m Computational Foundry lies at the heart of this course. Sophisticated teaching and research equipment include a Vision and Biometric Lab, a Maker Lab, a Theory Lab, a Cyber Security/Networking Lab, a User Lab and a Visualisation Suite.

Ideal if you are a Computer Science graduate or if you have relevant experience from a different first degree, this MSc provides a fresh level of detail with specialist modules.

You will choose modules from a diverse range of computer science subjects. These include artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies and operation systems, big data, and network security.

Broad learning in year one is followed by a substantial project module in year two, putting you in a strong position when it comes to seeking employment.

Career opportunities

Completing this Advanced Computer Science programme from Swansea University will considerably enhance your computer science career prospects. 

Our graduates often progress to rewarding employment in the field of computer science with a well respected employer. Below are a number of recent destinations.

  • Software engineer, Motorola Solutions
  • Change coordinator, Logica
  • Software developer/engineer, NS Technology
  • Workflow developer, Irwin Mitchell
  • IT developer, Crimsan Consultants
  • Programmer, Evil Twin Artworks
  • Web developer & web support, VSI Thinking

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Security Vulnerabilities and Penetration Testing
  • Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts
  • Big Data and Data Mining
  • Data Visualisation
  • Advanced Topics: Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security
  • Human Computer Interaction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 honours degree (or above) in Computer Science or other relevant discipline.

Tuition Fee

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    18550 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18550 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8950 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8950 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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